• Die Fortschritte der Forschung sind die einzige Hoffnung der Patienten auf wirksame Therapien!

  • Unterstützen Sie die Forschung an seltenen genetischen Muskelkrankheiten!

NIH open calls

Clinical trial readiness for rare neurological and neuromuscular diseases (U01 clinical trial not allowed)

Deadline: August 19th



Myotonic Annual Conference, 11-12 September, San Diego: POSTPONED to 2021

WMS, 30 september- 4 October, Halifax: VIRTUAL

Swiss Meeting on Muscle Research, Magglingen (BE): CANCELLED


ENMC workshops

The call for workshop applications is open.
NEW Deadline: 1 September 2020

How to submit a workshop application


Call for projects

Myotonic has expanded the scientific research endeavors eligible for Ph.D. Trainee and Postdoctoral Fellowship awards to include research focused on improving treatment, care and support of the DM patient and his/her family, as well as molecular biology and basic and translational science. Trainees working in academia, research institutes or drug development companies are eligible.

Deadline: September 18th


Young Scientists Programme

Interested in participating in one of the upcoming ENMC workshops? If you are a young scientist (up to 5 years from your PhD defense) you may be eligible for a free participation.

List of upcoming ENMC workshops
Young Scientists Programme, conditions and guidelines


Bi-allelic expression of the RyR1 p.A4329D mutation decreases muscle strength in slow- twitch muscles in mice.

Elbaz M, Ruiz A, Nicolay S, Tupini C, Bachmann C, Eckhardt J, Benucci S, Pelczar P, Treves S, Zorzato F.
J Biol Chem. 2020 Jun 4:jbc.RA120.013846.

24 Juli 2020

Exercise promotes satellite cell contribution to myofibers in a load-dependent manner.

Masschelein E, D'Hulst G, Zvick J, Hinte L, Soro-Arnaiz I, Gorski T, von Meyenn F, Bar-Nur O, De Bock K.
Skelet Muscle. 2020 Jul 9;10(1):21.

09 Juli 2020

Hallmarks of frailty and osteosarcopenia in prematurely aged PolgA(D257A/D257A) mice.

Scheuren AC, D'Hulst G, Kuhn GA, Masschelein E, Wehrle E, De Bock K, Müller R. J
Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2020 Jun 28.

28 Juni 2020

In vitro evaluation of human myoblast function after exposure to cobalt and chromium ions.

Laumonier T, Ruffieux E, Paccaud J, Kindler V, Hannouche D.
J Orthop Res. 2020 Jun;38(6):1398-1406.

08 Juni 2020